Austin Adobe Users Group (AAUG)

Keeping Austin Adobian with Creative Suite and more!

About this Group:

Meets the second Friday of each month, 1:15-3:30 p.m. Central Time, at the Criss Cole Rehabilitation Center, Room 164, 4800 North Lamar, Austin, Texas.  No dues or fees, open to all.

Our main website is which lists our most recent meetings

Our mission is to:

  • Provide a helpful and supportive environment for individuals who want to learn about web and multimedia design and development using Adobe products
  • Provide opportunities for Adobe users to share information, tips and tricks
  • Emphasis on making sites accessible for people with disabilities
  • Provide networking opportunities for web and multimedia professionals in the Austin, TX area.
User Group Mgrs: Donna Blumberg and Cornelius Chopin

Meetings and more from

Our Next Meeting - Dec. 14, 2012

Create Awesome Photos with Photoshop (1:15 - 3:30)

Presenter Carolyn Coffee (portfolio) is a a photographer, ACI and longtime college instructor of Photoshop. She will talk about Retouching, Glamorization, Blend modes and Page Layouts.

Date: Friday December 14, 2012
Time: 1:15-3:30 p.m. Central Standard Time
Place: New Horizons Computer Learning Center (300 E Highland Mall Blvd. Suite 100) turn north onto Jonathan and park in the Visitor parking area
RSVP: To help our host New Horizons Computer Learning Center select a room that comfortably seats everyone, please RSVP to this free event

Get Involved

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The groups maintains a "many-to-many" email list on Google Groups. Anyone may join. The list is used for official group announcements and members are welcome to use it to post news of interest to other Adobe users and well as to pose questions and comments. Messages and replies sent to the list will go to all members. There are approximately 300 members on the list at any time.

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9/9/2011 meeting: Illustrator's Pathfinder Tool: Manipulate Objects and Text
Entry posted on Aug 16, 2011 by Austin Group Manager , tagged Design,Event

Graphic Artist Veronica Primeaux will use Adobe Illustrator CS5.5 to show how the pathfinder and selection tools can be used to create complex objects out of simple shapes and text.

8/12/2011 mtg: topic: use Illustrator to create comics
Entry posted on Aug 16, 2011 by Austin Group Manager , tagged Video,Design

Joseph Bourque uses Illustrator 5.5's Live Trace and Live Paint to demonstrate the basics of creating comic panels & covers in Illlustrator, importingi existing sketches or digital outlines into Illustrator and transforming them into full color panels. 

this demonstration was recorded with Connect has been posted at